The Musicians’ Union are pleased to be once again sponsoring the Hub Innovation Award at next year’s Music Education Expo.
The MU are supporting the TUC march to "Save The NHS" on 29 September in Manchester. As well as marching we have decided to quite literally "bang the drum" by putting together a samba band for the event with the help of "Manchester School of Samba".
Musicians’ Union members are once again taking part in the London Pride Parade along with sister Unions Equity, NUJ and BECTU under the Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) banner on Saturday 29 June 2013.
Beyond Borders - a co-commissioning and touring programme run in partnership with Creative Scotland, Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Colwinston Trust.
The MU would like to encourage members to support the campaign to lift the recent ban on busking at London’s famous Columbia Road flower market.
The Musicians’ Hearing Service (MHS) is offering a set of ERs at £138, with a free hearing test for anyone who has ERs that were purchased in 2008 or before.
‘BOOK Music & Lyrics’, the workshop programme for musical theatre writers, is now accepting applications for its 2013 first year composer/ lyricist group and its librettists group.
The MU is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians which can be found at www.worknotplay.co.uk. The campaign comes in response to the growing number of examples of musicians being expected to work for free whilst other workers involved in the event are being paid. Share your comments on Twitter using #WorkNotPlayMU.
Creative England opened its doors as a single entity to take over from the work of the Regional Screen Agency network in October 2011.
Further to the victory we achieved last year in overturning Westminster City Council’s plans to impose parking restrictions at evenings and weekends, WCC have instigated their latest ‘think tank’ regarding the West End.